noun, plural pan·dow·dies. Chiefly New England.
Origin of pandowdy
1795–1805, Americanism; perhaps variant of obsolete dial. (Somerset) pandoulde custard; see pan1
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Pandowdy, pan-dew′di, n. a pudding baked with bread and apples.
Then the "pandowdy" or great apple pudding and the "Injun" pudding are placed in front of the bread.American Inventions and Inventors
William A. Mowry
noun plural -dies
US a deep-dish pie made from fruit, esp apples, with a cake toppingapple pandowdy
Word Origin for pandowdy
C19: of unknown origin
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